Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Dele Alli has seen transfer speculation over a transfer to Newcastle United heighten after he was left out of his side’s 2-0 loss against Chelsea last night according to Sun
Spurs suffered an embarrassing loss against the Stamford Bridge side, making this their third defeat to the Blues in as many games in the same month.
Tottenham were lacking in ideas and creativity to break down their opponent’s defence and Dele was no where to be seen on the bench.
Dele’s poor run of form has seen him fall down the pecking order at both the club and the international level.
Little under five years ago, the Tottenham playmaker scooped his second consecutive Young Player of the Year award, beating the likes of Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku to the Premier League accolade
Bought from MK Dons for just £5m in 2015, Spurs fans were rightly elated they had Alli in their ranks for such a snip.
Today, one is left to wonder just how it is that Dele found himself here. Alas, it is a tale one needn’t wonder over for too long.
Truth be told, you may even have heard this one before, or at least one just like it. But, Why did he go into oblivion with such a glaring talents?
What has happened to Dele Alli at Tottenham?
Dele has only managed to feature in six of new Spurs manager Antonio Conte’s 15 games in charge.
The England international is out of form and short of confidence at the moment. He has failed to live up to his usual high standards on the pitch of late.
Premier League rivals Newcastle United are interested in securing Dele’s services.
The 25-year-old may just be tempted to take up the offer from Newcastle, in a bid to gain more minutes and regain his moho.
With the FIFA World Cup coming up later this year, he will need to turn around his fortunes fast to make a return to the national side.
Simon Jordan reckons a switch to St James’ Park should be a no brainer for the 25-year-old.
“He’s a Newcastle signing for me,” Jordan said on White and Jordan.
If you’re Dele Alli you’ll have delusions of grandeur but you’ll believe the memo that you’ve sent yourself because you’re probably president of your own fan club.
If they take Callum Wilson out of that side, where are they going to score goals? I’m not suggesting Dele Alli is the answer but he’s going to be part of an offensive line-up…”
The January transfer window remains just 6 and it remains to be seen whether Alli would stay or leave.